Course Directory

ONLINE COURSE
Research and Leadership Management | Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
This video podcast given by Hugh Kearns will describe the most useful strategies that thousands of researchers have found helpful in balancing the many demands…
ONLINE COURSE
Research and Leadership Management | Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
A PhD is a major undertaking yet many people spend more time planning a weekend away than they do planning the next three years of their life. This generally…
ONLINE COURSE
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
This 10 week online course is run by the Department of Continuing Education each term.
ONLINE COURSE
Academic Communication | Public Engagement, Knowledge Exchange and Impact
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
Selection of online courses to help you improve your presentation skills and make your presentations more effective and engaging.
ONLINE COURSE
Research Methods | Research and Leadership Management
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
MANTRA is a free online course for those who manage digital data as part of their research project. This course introduces you to the concept of research data…
ONLINE COURSE
Research and Leadership Management | Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
Video podcast of workshop given by Hugh Kearns, recognised internationally as a public speaker, educator and researcher. The workshop helps you to understand…
TBA
Academic Communication | Research Funding
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

A key component of becoming a successful academic researcher is the ability to win funding for your research.

ONLINE COURSE
Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

A selection of videos from Oxford researchers sharing their fieldwork experiences covering a range of countries

TBA
Research Funding
Doctoral Students | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
Workshop giving the inside track on applying to the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship scheme, relevant for late stage DPhils and ECRs with up to 5 years…
ONLINE COURSE
Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
Ever had the feeling you are going to be found out? Hugh Kearns' video podcast on the imposter syndrome looks at the psychological research and outlines…
ONLINE COURSE
Research and Leadership Management | Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
An online course covering good research practice and the principles of responsible research, includes video clips and interactive exercises.
TBA
Research Funding
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
Course for late stage DPhils and Early Career Researchers who are designing a research project for grant submission.
ONLINE COURSE
Research and Leadership Management
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
This playlist provides a general introduction to project management and provides tips and ideas for successfully managing projects.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students

Quantitative research has been by far the dominant approach in economics, with qualitative studies few and far between. But this is changing.

Bibliographic and Computing Skills
Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil

“Are you using the smartest tools and strategies to get organised?”

Teaching
Doctoral Students | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
Developing Learning and Teaching (DLT) programmes are intended for postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers who are new to teaching. To participate in DLT…
Personal and Career Development | Research and Leadership Management
Year 1 DPhil
This student led course covers what to expect as you embark on your DPhil studies and how to manage your first year effectively.
Personal and Career Development
Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
A one day workshop to help you explore and clarify your career direction.
Academic Communication | Personal and Career Development
Year 1 DPhil

This seminar will explore the DPhil student and supervisor relationship.

Bibliographic and Computing Skills | Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
Interactive presentations and visualisations provide a unique exploratory tool for your research findings and data, suitable for both subject experts and a…
Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students

Springboard (for women) and Navigator (for men) are personal and professional development programmes designed to help you take control and make good…

Fieldwork | Research and Leadership Management
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
An introductory session looking at the ethics review system in Oxford, common ethical issues which may arise, and advice on how to write an application for…
Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

It is increasingly recognised that some social sciences research places exceptional emotional demands on the researcher, and that managing these emotional…

Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
The course provides an opportunity to think through planning and logistical aspects of fieldwork in a variety of scenario based exercises and trainer led…
Fieldwork | Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of some key issues in methods design, conducting fieldwork, including collecting and managing data in the…

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

Some people experience upper limb problems and backache from overuse or improper use of computers.

Academic Communication | Research Methods
Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
A practical guide to the basics of writing about methods. Drawing on good (and bad) examples throughout, and interspersed with hands-on exercises, the course…
Academic Communication | Public Engagement, Knowledge Exchange and Impact
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

A day long workshop on media engagement with two experienced former BBC journalists. Claire Bolderson and Caroline Finnigan.

Academic Communication | Personal and Career Development
Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

This course examines how you can write impactfully about your research.

Academic Communication | Personal and Career Development
Year 3+ DPhil
A course for students who are preparing for the DPhil viva. The course aims to help students plan for a positive viva experience.